Some residents in Deer Isle and Stonington are without power Monday morning.Bangor Hydro says its looking into outage affecting 1172 customers.We’re told the electricity went out a little after 6 Monday morning.Bangor Hydro says once crews have figured out what happened, they’ll restore power was quickly and as safely as possible.
Folks visiting the Leonard’s Mills in Bradley this weekend could take a step back in time.It was their living history weekend.They do the event because they say it’s important for people to know their history.” We have a lot of re-enactors today, portraying various tasks people did in the early 19th century and 18th century.”The next big event at Leonard’s Mills will be their horse drawn sleigh rides.
Some students from John Bapst Memorial High School held a fundraiser Sunday, that will help people in a west African country.They hosted a 5k Water Walk, to raise money for people in Burkina Faso.The money goes to the Barker Foundation, which works to increase the overall quality of life in the small country.They have a big water crisis.” We all take water for granted.
The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 32-year-old man from a commercial fishing vessel about sixty miles southeast of Southwest Harbor.They received a call Saturday reporting that a man on board was suffering from severe chest pains and a reduced pulse.A helicopter rescue crew along with a motor lifeboat crew arrived on scene and hoisted the man safely.He was taken to Bangor International Airport to be transported to awaiting medical personnel.
An ATV accident has sent a Sangerville woman to the hospital.The Maine Warden Service responded to the call around 2:30 Sunday morning, from the Gray Hill Road in Dover-Foxcroft.Officials say 40-year-old Tricia LaBree lost control of her ATV on a trail, went into the woods and crashed into a group of trees.LaBree was transported to Mayo Regional Hospital, where she is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.The accident remains under investigation, but wardens believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.
Orono Police and fire responded to a single car accident on Stillwater Avenue Saturday evening.Authorities say a female driver tried to pass another vehicle and once the pass was completed they say she got over in the shoulder of the road and over corrected, which shot her over on the other side of the road.They say she just missed a truck coming in the other direction.Officials say she knocked over a mailbox and went airborne slightly, striking a tree.They say she’s lucky she wasn’t seriously hurt.They say this section of the road is known for accidents.” It’s been known somewhat for people traveling, probably driving a little bit over the speed limit.
Several green buildings around Maine opened their doors to the public on Saturday.The buildings’ owners have been able to reduce their fuel costs and become more energy efficient by using sustainable energy.The store Ampersand in downtown Orono heats its entire first floor through sunlight from its atrium windows.The owner of another building in Orono, a senior housing complex, installed solar panels on the roof, which are used for both space and water heating.”It’s worth it in the long run.
Pet owners and the their four-legged friends hit the pavement in Bangor Saturday.All for the Paws on Parade.All the money benefits the Bangor Humane Society.This is the 18th year for the event and they say about 400 people turned out.TV-5’s Carolyn Callahan emceed the event.Organizers say it’s a great way to celebrate the bond between pet owners and their furry friends.” It helps raise awareness for the humane society and what we offer to the community.
Some people celebrated Husson University’s homecoming with some good ole’ chili.It was their second annual chili cook off.Students and alumni signed up for the contest.TV-5’s Rob Lydick and Diana Bosch were celebrity judges.” They’re looking for aroma, the taste of it.
Folks in Bangor put their rain gear on and headed to Bass Park Raceway.They took part in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.It’s been taking place in Bangor for 21-years and was formerly called the Memory Walk.All the money stays local and goes to the Maine Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association.
A Standish woman has been charged with three counts of arson and officials say she is a suspect in over a dozen other fires over the past two years in Cumberland and York counties.Sixty-five-year-old Carol Field was arrested Friday afternoon.The three fires she is charged with include the July 26th fire that damaged the Raymond Hill Baptist Church, one on September 16th in Limerick and one last September in Waterboro.Authorities say she is also a suspect in 15 other fires during the past two years at vacant buildings and wooded areas.Officials say Field became a suspect in early September after a witness saw a car leaving one of the fire scenes and gave investigators a partial license plate.She remains at the Cumberland County Jail on $100.000.